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FRANCE — Françoise Bilancini to succeed René Bailly as DRPP Boss

“René Bailly — nicknamed “Fox-Terrier” because of his tenacity — has been the boss of the Paris Police Intelligence Service [Direction du Renseignement de la préfecture de Police de Paris (DRPP)] since May 2009. René Bailly will retire on April … Continue reading

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An Introduction to French Intelligence Agencies

“French spies have faced persistent calls for reform since they failed to prevent the multiple terror strikes in Paris. The Nice attack may finally force the issue.” Foreign Policy — July 15, 2016 France has six main intelligence agencies which … Continue reading

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French Intel Agencies Need Four New Heads

“Abdelhamid Abaaoud [a Belgian-Moroccan killed by police five days after the November 13 atrocities] was only a go-between, not a senior figure. We know the mastermind [of the Paris Attacks] but I will remain discreet on this point.” DGSE Director … Continue reading

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